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Lyle Ashton Harris

  • CountryUnited States
  • Born1965


Lyle Ashton Harris was born in the Bronx and raised in New York City and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. In 1990 he graduated with a M.F. A. at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California. He studied at the National Graduate Photography Seminar, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University in 1991 and at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Programme, New York in 1992. His work has been exhibited internationally, including the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Walker Art Center, Kunsthalle Basel, and the Centre d’Art Contemporain in Geneva. He frequently works as a lecturer at universities and art institutions in the United States. During 2000 and 2001, he was a fellow at the American Academy in Rome. He is represented by CRG Gallery in New York.